Taxi in Monaco
For some it will be a discovery that one of the smallest European countries is approaching the leaders of the tourism business. Taxis in Monaco are part of the customer service system, their work largely determines what memories of the country will remain with the guest.
The specifics of taxi in Monaco
There are also some peculiarities, firstly, since the territory is small, the taxi can be called international, most of the cars run along the route "Nice - Cote d'Azur - Monaco".
Secondly, the total number of taxis is no more than 100 cars, therefore, in certain months of the year, most often, in summer and on holidays, there may be difficulties in finding a free car..
Thirdly, there are not so many parking lots in Monaco (the country is small), the central one is located next to the casino and the Van Cleef boutique & Arpels. This is where most taxis can be found in the evening. In addition, parking lots are equipped in other places of the city, near famous landmarks..
Calling a taxi - no problem
In Monaco, everything is subordinated to the interests of the tourist, because the well-being of each resident and the entire country as a whole depends on them. The taxi works well, quickly and beautifully. This applies not only to the trip itself, but also to ordering, a common practice among tourists is to call one of the phones of the local call center: 93 50 56 28; 93 15 01 01. It's nice that the operators can communicate both in French and in English, which is more common in the world. The second way to call a taxi is to call the local taxi company Taxi Monako (phone +33 4 8358 0894). You can order the service in advance, then at the airport you will not have to waste time looking for a car.
Each taxi is equipped with terminals that allow you to make payments in non-cash form (using bank cards). It is also the norm for Monaco taxis to have free Wi-Fi in the cabin. In the practice of drivers - to leave a business card to the client so that he can, if necessary, quickly find a car.
There are other features of a taxi in Monaco, for example, the cost of a trip cannot be less than 10 EUR, despite the mileage. Day and night tariffs apply, during the day you will have to pay 1.2 EUR per kilometer, at night - 1.5 EUR. Trips around the city cost an average of 15–20 EUR, but for the trip from the airport located in Nice to Monaco you will have to leave 50–90 EUR for the taxi driver, and the cost can be negotiated in advance.
An exotic type of transport is also offered in Monaco - an air taxi, a helicopter, on which you can take a walk over the coast.